News archive from 7 April 2018

Calvin Harris says Brits abroad can get into his shows even if they don’t have a ticket

Calvin Harris says Brits abroad can get into his shows even if they don’t have a ticket

He’s the biggest DJ in the world, so it’s no surprise fans travel from all over the globe to see him perform. What’s more, in 2015 Calvin Harris secured permanent residency in Las Vegas alongside other stars such as Britney Spears and Mariah Carey....

Metro, 00:01 in Showbiz
 

Former Northampton town centre kitchen showroom set to become 15 student flats

Developers have submitted plans to the Guildhall to convert a former Northampton kitchen shop into 'premium' student accommodation fitted with en-suites. The development, set for the former In-toto Kitchens in Horseshoe Street, will see an extension...

 
Masters 2018: Jordan Spieth endures difficult day at Augusta

Masters 2018: Jordan Spieth endures difficult day at Augusta

The American sensation led heading into the second round following his opening 66 on Thursday. But his two shot advantage was blown away within the opening hole when he sliced his tee shot into the trees and ended up making a double bogey six. Spieth...

Daily Star, 00:13 in Sport
 

Reclassify cancers to improve treatment, researchers say

Cancers should no longer be categorised by where they are first formed in the body, but instead by similarities in tumour types, researchers say. A US-led study of 33 cancer types from more than 10,000 patients found they could be reclassified into 28...

BBC, 00:14 in Health
 
Paul Nuttall says he has spent three hours giving Hillsborough statement

Paul Nuttall says he has spent three hours giving Hillsborough statement

The Ukip leader, Paul Nuttall, has said he spent three hours on Monday giving an official witness statement to the police investigation into the Hillsborough disaster. Nuttall said he accepted he had been wrong to allow a press release in his name to...

Guardian, 00:14 in Politics
 
Why Roman concrete still stands strong while modern version decays

Why Roman concrete still stands strong while modern version decays

Their structures are still standing more than 1,500 years after the last centurion snuffed it: now the Romans’ secret of durable marine concrete has finally been cracked. The Roman recipe – a mix of volcanic ash, lime (calcium oxide), seawater and...

 
Holidaymakers warned about fake accommodation bookings

Holidaymakers warned about fake accommodation bookings

Holidaymakers are being warned about fraudsters who place false adverts on accommodation websites, conning them out of hundreds of pounds. Last year, some 4,700 travellers fell victim to such scams, which included fake airline tickets. On average...

BBC, 00:17 in Regional
 
Facebook urged to block Nazi relic sales

Facebook urged to block Nazi relic sales

Facebook has been urged to do more to prevent the sale of Nazi memorabilia on its website. Items including an SS badge, a Nazi military cross and Third Reich propaganda materials have recently been posted on Facebook's Marketplace. Facebook does not...

BBC, 00:20 in Business
 

England Women 0-0 Wales Women: Phil Neville left frustrated as his side are held in World Cup qualifier

Phil Neville was very clear in stating how it would be. For all the positivity and bumper crowd of 25,603 enjoyment, he said, would only come with a win. As it was, he was left grimacing on the touchline as his first match in charge of England's women...

Daily Mail, 00:21 in Sport
 

St Etienne 1-1 PSG: Edinson Cavani misses sitter as 10-man Ligue 1 leaders flirt with defeat before...

Edinson Cavani's blushes were spared as Paris Saint-German gained a dramatic 1-1 draw against St Etienne at Stade Geoffroy-Guichard after being reduced to 10 men. A nine-match unbeaten run in Ligue 1 looked to be reaching its conclusion after Remy...

Daily Mail, 00:21 in Sport
 
Shameful cruelty of animals sponsored by people who holiday in Thailand

Shameful cruelty of animals sponsored by people who holiday in Thailand

Orangutans are being made to fight each other in boxing bouts for the entertainment of tourists in Thailand, shocking photos reveal. Horrifying images document how bikini-clad apes are dressed up as ‘ring girls’ and elephants forced to perform tricks...

Metro, 00:21 in Hot News
 
Coronation Street spoiler: David Platt stands up to rapist Josh Tucker

Coronation Street spoiler: David Platt stands up to rapist Josh Tucker

David Platt is set to bravely stand up to his rapist Josh Tucker in Coronation Street when he goes to the flat where the attack happened and tells him that he is going to report him to the police. But after a bad week which sees David lose control and...

Metro, 00:22 in Showbiz
 
Talking Horses: Hunaina rates the best bet on Saturday’s TV card

Talking Horses: Hunaina rates the best bet on Saturday’s TV card

Horse racing appears to have awarded itself a quiet weekend, with the Grand National next Saturday and other major races on the horizon. As the feature contest is a Listed race for fillies on the all-weather Polytrack, one imagines that betting...

Guardian, 00:22 in Sport
 
Scottish school exclusions over weapon attacks at five-year high

Scottish school exclusions over weapon attacks at five-year high

The number of Scottish school exclusions or physical assaults involving weapons or improvised weapons has risen to a five-year high. Figures for 2016/17 showed there were 311 instances of a pupil being excluded for using a weapon to assault another...

BBC, 00:26 in Regional
 
Anna Chennault: 'Steel butterfly' who charmed US and China

Anna Chennault: 'Steel butterfly' who charmed US and China

When Anna Chennault died last week at the age of 94, the world lost one of the most influential powerbrokers it had never heard of. Also known by her Chinese name, Chen Xiangmei, she was a stylish fixture on Washington DC's political circuit - but...

BBC, 00:27 in World News
 


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